Physiotherapy in Brunswick, North Fitzroy and Thornbury
We have a talented team of physiotherapists who have a particular interest in treating sports injuries, neck and back pain, post surgical rehabilitation and Clinical Pilates. Our practitioners are highly trained to accurately assess, diagnose and treat a wide variety of muscle and joint conditions and regularly work with local GP’s and surgeons.
Virtually any condition that affects your muscles, joints or nerves can be helped by physiotherapy. Common problems include:
- Back and neck pain
- Pre & Post Natal related pain
- Upper limb work-related problems, repetitive strain injury (RSI)
- Sports injuries
- Work Injuries
- Tennis/golfers elbow
- Hip, Knee, Ankle strain
What does the treatment involve?
Before any action is taken your physiotherapist will assess your condition, diagnose the problem, and help you understand what’s wrong. Your physio will work with you to develop a treatment plan that takes into account your lifestyle, leisure activities and general health. This will include advice on how you could self manage your condition.
Physiotherapists use a variety of treatments. For example:
- Exercise programs
- Joint manipulation and mobilisation
- Muscle re-education
- Hot and cold packs
- Electrotherapy to relieve pain, reduce swelling, speed up the healing process
- Dry needling
- Clinical Pilates